Dec 10, 2012 12:00pm PST
, theresa garcia, cbs5. former international fund leader strauss-kahn has reached a agreement with a new york city hotel mate who accused him of sexual assault. the lawsuit stems from an encounter in may of last year that forced strauss-kahn's resignation from the imf and cut off his capitolcy for the french presidency. the terms of the settlement are confidential. >>> some of san francisco's homeless and jobless may soon be carrying cell phones around town. approval by the city would provide phones nearly free of charge. we have more live with that story. the big question is, kate, why? >> reporter: well, frank, there are a number of answers for that that we will get to in a moment. this is a program that exists in about 36 states and pending approval from the california public utilities commission we could be state number 37. the reason behind it, because city leaders and homeless advocates say this could be a game changer for san francisco's homeless. >> in this world you can't do anything without a cell phone. >> reporter: john gallagher hasn't been able to right down a perpetrate
Dec 17, 2012 12:00pm PST
for a vote this week. the city council is expected to take up the issue tomorrow. drones, unmanned aircraft, are used by the department of homeland security to watch over u.s. ports and international borders. the fbi and about a dozen police and sheriff's departments also have them but critics say that the drones are an invasion of privacy. >>> coming up, they jumped into action to save the life of a baby born on the streets of san francisco. >> those two police officers are being hailed as heroes. they share their emotional stories coming up. >> and a breakthrough in the "fiscal cliff" face-off. which side seems to be giving in as they work toward a compromise. >> not a big storm but a soggy start to the day. things are going to start to clear out. we could be in for a cold night. we'll talk about that coming up. ,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, may avoid the dreaded "fisc cliff." president obama and house speaker >>> well, the nation's capital, there's a soon of hope that we may not step off the "fiscal cliff." president obama and house speaker john boehner have been discussing a new deal this morning.